Time is zooming by at Shiva speed once more and the weekend has gotten away from me. I’m starting to feel the panic rise as I realize the holidays are only a short week away and I haven’t wrapped a single gift. . It’s odd that the time of year dedicated to gratitude seems to often be overtaken by the rush to gather more. Something is lost in all this, it seems. I am just as guilty as anyone else for missing the point.
In light of recent tragic events, I think it’s vital to take a step away from the nuttiness to appreciate what is most important. And it sure as hell isn’t piling presents under the tree.
It is my unshakeable belief that life’s little moments – the warmth of a hug, the wagging of a tail, the laughter of a shared joke – are the ones that linger and are the ones that carry the most meaning. It’s not the big things that ultimately make the biggest difference, rather, the small links in the chain that connect us are what keep life worth living. It’s not the money we spend but the memories we create. And the quality of the chocolate we eat.
Hey, the holidays are technically all about the food, right? My dog would certainly think so!
On that note, I need to get to sharing the information for the last two days of the Advent Calendar for Dog Lovers! There are some pretty wicked prizes that are not to be missed!
Don’t forget! Entries for both days will enter you to win our Grand Prize package worth more than $1000!